Mary McNamara

culture columnist and critic, Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, covering film

Mary McNamara on KCRW

For decades, attractive 20- and 30-somethings have tried to find love in various iterations of The Bachelor franchise. Now a 72-year-old is handing out roses.

‘Golden Bachelor’ doesn’t represent senior dating, but young viewers love it

For decades, attractive 20- and 30-somethings have tried to find love in various iterations of The Bachelor franchise. Now a 72-year-old is handing out roses.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Hollywood strikes have halted U.S. production. But if film/TV executives think international content will save them, they should think again.

Hollywood might rely on international TV shows amid strikes. Wise?

The Hollywood strikes have halted U.S. production. But if film/TV executives think international content will save them, they should think again.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Bishop David O’Connell was killed at his home in Hacienda Heights this weekend. He served the Catholic Church for 45 years and was known as a peacemaker.

The late Bishop David O’Connell showed that faith can drive community change

Bishop David O’Connell was killed at his home in Hacienda Heights this weekend. He served the Catholic Church for 45 years and was known as a peacemaker.

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